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Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958



  • Existence: 1884 - 1958

Herbert Ravenel Sass was born on November 2, 1884 in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a journalist, naturalist and novelist. Sass graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.A. in 1905, an M.A. in 1906, and an honorary Litt.D. in 1922. Starting to work for the News and Courier in 1908, he used his love of the low country as the basis of his long-running column, “Woods and Waters.” Sass’s collections of nature stories include "The Way of the Wild" (1925), "Adventures in Green Places" (1926), "Gray Eagle" (1927), and "On the Wings of a Bird" (1929). His historical novels include "War Drums" (1928), "Hear Me, My Chiefs" (1940), "Emperor Brims" (1941), and "Look Back to Glory" (1933). Sass died on February 18, 1958.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Emperor Brims" typescript

Identifier: MS-351
Overview Herbert Ravenel Sass (1884-1958), writer. The collection contains the typescript of "Emperor Brims" with handwritten corrections, published in 1941.